Guesthouse Geog-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Haus


Each year TU Darmstadt welcomes a large number of international visiting academics, who come to study and teach at the university. Our guests from across the globe find a “home away from home” in one of our 56 guest apartments in our two guest houses. The guest houses are available exclusively to international doctoral candidates, postdocs, visiting reseachers and guest professors.

Aussenaufnahme des Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Hauses in Darmstadt. Bild: Katrin Binner
an outside view of the house (Photo: Katrin Binner)


Built in 1898 and restored in Art Noveau style in 1910, the house is an example of this unique architectural style that has become a landmark in Darmstadt, which has helped the city gain international prominence.

Floor plan – 1st storey

Floor plan – 2nd storey


If you are interested in renting an apartment in the guest house, please fill out the Questionnaire for Renters. For any further questions please contact the Housing Assistance office of the Welcome and Housing Services office.

The apartments

Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Haus offers 18 one-room to three-room apartments in sizes ranging from 34 to 85 m² per apartment. All of the apartments are furnished and fully equipped. In addition washing machines, dryers and a storage room in the cellar are available to residents.

1- and 1.5 room apartments

2- and 2.5 room apartments

3 room apartments


The apartments in the guest house can be rented for periods from one month up to twelve months (without children) or up to 18 months (with children). All rental prices are monthly, beginning on the 1st day of the month.

The rent includes all utility and supplemental costs, such as electricity, water, heating and the license fee (for public service broadcasting). All apartments are equipped with wireless internet.

The German Regulation on Operating Costs is available for you to view or download.

Rental prices

Event Spaces

Additionally, TU Darmstadt offers the event venues of Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Haus for use for all private and commercial purposes.

A short film about the house

Frequently Asked Questions



FAQ 1: Reservations

FAQ 2: Rent, deposit and additional costs

FAQ 3: Apartments and furnishings

FAQ 4: Moving in and out

FAQ 5: Additional information (families, shopping)

FAQ 6: Cancellation/extension

FAQ 7: Contact

How to reach Georg-Christoph-Lichtenberg-Haus

Map of the route to the guest house
Map of the route to the guest house